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Here's why I gave up my beloved Galaxy S7 for a boring old iPhone

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is the best smartphone I've ever used.<p>Not only is it powerful, with its VR capabilities and the best smartphone camera ever made, but it's also a gorgeous device. That slender, low-bezel frame. That metallic finish. That ultra-high-contrast milky-smooth screen.<p>Plus, you can …

Phones

Honda Project 2&4 Is The Track Roadster You’ve Always Wanted!

Some of the finer details on the concept include the gap in the back of the seat, a titanium exhaust and tires that are made to look used. Honda …

Man Says He Bought BMW M3 Thrashed By Jeremy Clarkson

Most people would be stunned to find out their car was originally driven my none other than Jeremy Clarkson on Britain’s most entertaining motoring …

Jeremy Clarkson
Mobile

Many of your Android apps send unnecessary hidden data

It won't shock you to hear that Android apps send a lot of data, but you may be surprised at how much of it isn't really necessary... or public, for that matter. MIT researchers have determined that "much" of the hidden data sent and received by the 500 most popular Android apps isn't necessary to …

Apple says IBM is saving $270 for every Mac it uses instead of a Windows PC

During its quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, Apple CFO Luca Maestri pointed out that IBM has been saving roughly $270 on each MacBook its employees use instead of a traditional PC, largely due to lower IT support costs and better residual value.<p>He also said IBM now has over 30,000 MacBooks …

IBM

iPad tops Best Buy survey of most desired tech gifts

Want the new iPad or MacBook for Christmas? You’re not alone. Big box store Best Buy found the iPad the most desired tech gift this holiday season, according to a survey of 2,000 people.<p>The MacBook came in third behind the Bose QuietComfort noise cancelling headphones. Of the 15 tech items listed, …

Best Buy

IBM cuts down IT support staff w/ Mac deployment, says 5% of Mac users call help desk vs 40% for PCs

Deploying Macs to employees has helped IBM significantly reduce its IT staff and cut down on time and costs, the company’s VP of Workplace-as-a-Service Fletcher Previn explained at a recent talk during the JAMF Nation User Conference (JNUC). Previn offered some insight into how offering Macs has …

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

Google searches are like a stream of consciousness. We plug every idle curiosity, every thought, and every question into the search engine. Google has always kept careful record of these searches, which helps sell ads. But Google also keeps an audio log of the questions you ask its voice search …

Google Chrome

Macs make life easier at IBM

You might not think of IBM as a Mac-friendly place to work, but Fletcher Previn, VP of Workplace-as-a-Service at IBM might beg to differ.<p>Previn used to think like you do: that Apple PCs are more expensive, they’re challenging to support, and require a ton of re-training for help desk staff (who …

Google will let companies target ads using your email address

Google will soon let advertisers tap into one of the most lucrative types of ad targeting: email addresses. The search giant is rolling out a new tool called Customer Match, which lets advertisers use a list of email addresses to target specific users across Google services. To be targeted through …

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Why 2GB of RAM in the iPhone 6s is a big deal for everyone

Safari. It’s one of our go to apps, and arguably the most popular app on iOS. It’s also one of the apps that has suffered the most over the past few …

IPad Air

Smarter Siri, better battery life in Apple software update

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's iPhones and iPads are getting free software updates Wednesday, including battery improvements and a smarter virtual assistant.<p>The new features and capabilities in the update, iOS 9, are primarily refinements rather than anything transformative. But the new software is still …

Apps

Apple’s new ‘Switch to iOS from Android’ app hits the Google Play Store

Sure, technically Apple’s first Android app was the now discontinued Beats Music which it picked up through acquisition last year and it’s developing Apple Music for Google’s platform, but it’s very fitting that Apple’s first in-house app is called Switch to iOS from Android. Apple first announced …

Android lockscreen can be bypassed by overloading with massive password

Security bug means Android smartphones running Android Lollipop can be broken into by simply entering a very long password causing the lockscreen to crash<p>A bug has ben found which allows anyone in possession of an Android smartphone running Lollipop to unlock the device by bypassing the lockscreen …

Android News

Only Apple Can Make the Perfect Stylus It Once Spurned

It's just a stylus. You'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise, though. Watching that gorgeous video, listening to Jony Ive tell you in reverent terms …

Why Discover is offering a huge incentive for using Apple Pay

Discover card holders will be able to load their cards in Apple Pay once iOS9 launches on September 16, according to a press release. This will give Apple Pay compatibility with all four major US card networks and opens up the wallet to a new customer base, which could spur an incremental increase …

FinTech

Intel's Skylake Processor Lineup for Retina MacBook Revealed

Following a closer look at Intel's upcoming Skylake processor lineup for the MacBook Air, <i>CPU World</i> has shared new details about sixth-generation Core M chips appropriate for the 12-inch Retina MacBook. Intel reportedly may brand the low-power Skylake-Y chips as Core m3, Core m5 and Core m7 based on …

Galaxy Note 5 fares better than S6 in drop tests, but worse than iPhone 6 & HTC One M9 (Video)

If you’re eagerly awaiting the chance to get your hands on Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 5, a new <i>PhoneBuff</i> drop test suggests that – like the Galaxy S6 – you’ll either want to be confident you won’t drop it, or start looking for cases …<p>Like the Galaxy S6, the back of the device hitting concrete …

5 reasons business users will be disappointed by the Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Introduction<p>The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is sure to cause a stir among both consumer and enterprise customers when it hits stores.<p>Like its predecessor, …

Android fingerprint readers may be easier to hack than Touch ID

There's nothing like a Black Hat Security Conference to leave you feeling exposed and vulnerable. Today's compromise? Fingerprint readers. Security researchers Tao Wei and Yulong Zhang have exposed some pretty significant flaws in the Android fingerprint framework. The duo outlined a couple of …

iOS 8 hits 85% adoption rate; Android Lollipop only at 18%

Apple's iOS 8 launched last September, while Android Lollipop hit the market in November. So why is there such a huge gap in their adoption numbers?<p>iOS 8 continues to rise up the ranks, albeit a bit more slowly these days.<p>Apple's latest mobile OS is now on 85 percent of all iOS devices, according …

App Store

Near-Field Communication was dead until resucitation from Apple pay

Not more than two years ago many in the payments industry declared NFC dead. Then Apple Pay came along, which resulted in the resuscitation of NFC!A …

FinTech

AirPlay Streaming to Apple TV Now Available to Android Users

Everyone who owns an Apple TV loves AirPlay – it’s a fantastic way of streaming your moves and music straight to your TV that was previously a luxury only iOS and iTunes users could enjoy. However, thanks to the <i>doubleTwist</i> software, users can now send content to the Apple TV from their Android …

What the Apple Remote says about Apple

“I don’t know that there’s ever been a slide that captures what Apple’s about as much as this one,” said Steve Jobs as he introduced Front Row in …

Smart TV

Opinion: A Mac’s longevity is its biggest unsung selling point

Apple can’t advertise Macs as having ten-year lifespans for legal reasons, and reviewers rarely write about their old computers ten years later — they’re typically focused on each year’s latest and greatest machine. But the average person buys a computer and keeps using it until it stops working, …

Nasty Bug Lets Hackers Into Nearly Any Android Phone Using Nothing But A Message

It’s like something from a bad movie: eager to learn the details of the bad guy’s dastardly plot, the good guys hack his phone armed with little more than knowledge of his phone number. No physical access to the phone, no tricking him into opening some shady application; just a quick message sent …

Android News

9 Powerful Books Elon Musk Recommends | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've reviewed Bill Gates's summer reading list and the books that Steve Jobs wanted people to read.<p>Elon Musk's reading recommendations are quite different. Where Gates's tastes tend towards the whimsical and Jobs's towards the metaphysical, Musk's list is all about science.<p>Only …

Artificial Intelligence

Samsung Galaxy S6 'fastest smartphone,' if using phony benchmarks and ignoring iPhone 6 real world performance

Last Friday, Tom's Guide published an article calling Samsung's flagship Galaxy S6 the "world's fastest smartphone," writing that it came in "first …

Computer Hardware

Google Manipulates Search Results, According to Study From Yelp and Legal Star Tim Wu

Legal scholar Wu says, "This is the closest I’ve seen Google come to be the Microsoft case.”<p>Google knowingly manipulates search results according to a research paper published Monday from several academics. The study presents evidence that the search giant sets out to hamper competitors and limit …

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